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    Re: A new way to check for magnetic variation or even alignyour compass?
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2014 Jan 2, 15:50 -0800
    Click through and you can read the whole paper -- including details (which I did not understand despite having a science/engineering background) about these "short term variations in the earth's magnetic field"   They even have graphs of "dog orientation" for stable and unstable magnetic fields.   Sounds like the authors are struggling academics -- there are something like a dozen of them listed for the paper.



    From: Brad Morris <bradley.r.morris---.com>
    To: luabel{at}ymail.com
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    Subject: [NavList] Re: A new way to check for magnetic variation or even alignyour compass?


    Hahahaha.  Yeah, I haven't observed that phenomena either.
    Let's hope that they used their own money to fund that 'study'.  I guess that makes them a doctor of poopology.
    On Jan 2, 2014 3:37 PM, "Lu Abel" <lu{at}abelhome.net> wrote:

    Czech scientists discover that dogs defecate aligned with the earth's magnetic field

    http://www.frontiersinzoology.com/content/10/1/80/abstract

    What I don't understand is their reference to "rapid daily changes" in the direction of the earth's magnetic field.

    We have two dogs.  I have not observed the phenomenon.
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